The Lord my shepherd is (Thomas Firth)

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  • (Posted 2006-04-01)  CPDL #11371:     
Editor: Tim Henderson (submitted 2006-04-01).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 39 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Music and harmony taken from the Centenary Tunebook 1839. Text is Isaac Watts' version of Psalm 23.

General Information

Title: The Lord my shepherd is
Composer: Thomas Firth
Tune: Wigan
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1784 First published in Sacred Harmony by Rev. Ralph Harrison of Manchester, where it was unattributed
    2nd published: 1810 later published by Thomas Firth in his A Set of original Psalm and Hymn Tunes [c1810], and claimed there as his own
Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 4468.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 23.